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Our Fostering team will be attending the following events over the coming months, providing information on fostering opportunities with Dorset Council. Please come and chat with us and we'd be delighted to answer any questions you have!

February

Blandford Community Expo' at the Corn Exchange, Blandford

24 February, between 10am and 1pm
Come along to the community expo' to speak with local community groups, including the Fostering Team! 

Asda, Gillingham

29 February, between 10am and 12pm
Come along to ask all your fostering questions! 

March

Online Information Session

9 March, starting at 9am.
Come along to chat with the team, including current foster carers, to find out more about becoming a foster carer with Dorset Council!
The event will be held via TEAMS - there's no need to pre-register, just follow the below link to join on the day: 
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Dorset Council's Early Careers Fair

11 March, between 2:30pm and 4pm.
The team will be holding their information stand at Dorset Council's Careers Fair to answer questions on becoming a foster carer! The event will be held at the Dorford Centre, Dorchester, and will be open to the public between 2:30 and 4pm!

Poundbury Garden Centre

19 March, between 12pm and 2pm
Visit the team at Poundbury Garden Centre, and find out how Fostering with Dorset Council could work for you!

Waitrose, Poundbury

25 March, between 10am and 12pm
Come and chat with the team to find out more about Fostering!

April

Thorncombe Woods, Visitor Centre

4 April, between 11am and 1pm
The team will be based at the Thorncombe Woods Visitor Centre to answer all your fostering questions!

Avon Heath Country Park

10 April, between 12pm and 2pm
Come and say 'hi' to the Fostering Team at Avon Heath, and enjoy a day full of outdoor fun!

Online Information Session

17 April, starting at 6pm.
Join us via TEAMS to find out more about Fostering with Dorset Council! The team will be joined with current carers to answer all your fostering questions!
The link to join will be available soon. 

May

Online Information Session

14 May, starting at 6pm 
Join us online to ask all your fostering questions! The event will be held via TEAMS, and the link to join will be available soon.

June

Online Information Session

10 June, starting at 12pm
This is a great oppertunity to join the team virtaully, via TEAMS, to find out more about becoming a foster carer. The link to join will be shared nearer to the event date.

July

Online Information Session

19 July, starting at 9:30am
Join us via TEAMS to find out more about fostering with Dorset Council! There's no need to register, just follow the link to join!
The link to join will be available soon.

August

Online Information Session

6 August, starting at 7:30pm
The team, including current foster carers, will be on hand to answer all your fostering questions! The event will be held via TEAMS, and the link to join will be available soon.

September

Dorset County Show

7 and 8 September, all day.
Join the team at the Dorset County Show to find out more about Fostering! Enjoy a great day out for all the family, and say 'hi' to the fostering team!

Online Information Session

11 September, starting at 6:30pm 

October

Online Information Session

12 October, starting at 9am.
Join us at our monthly information session, held via teams, to find out more about fostering!
The link to join will be available soon.

November

Online Information Session

11 November, starting at 7pm.
Join us via TEAMS to find out more about Fostering with Dorset Council. The link to join will be available soon.
 

December

Online Information Session

4 December, starting at 7:30pm.
Join us online, via TEAMS, to find out more about fostering! We will be joined with current foster carers to answer any questions! The link to join will be available soon.

Dorchester Christmas Cracker

15 December, all day
A day full of festive fun for the all the family! Find the team in the Corn Exchange to ask all your fostering questions! 

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